On March 23rd, the Province of Ontario announced that all non-essential workplaces should close as of midnight on Tuesday, March 24th)as part of the overall measures to control the spread of COVID-19. The government released a comprehensive list of organizations that are essential to the ongoing operation of the Ontario economy. The following are some of those specified types of business that are part of the environment and cleantech sector (please check the list to determine if your category of business is included):
Thank you and we will offer ongoing updates to our members as the situation continues to unfold. In the interim, the ONEIA team wishes you, your families and your work teams the best in this challenging time.
In light of the Provincial State of Emergency and growing concerns about COVID-19, all of ONEIA’s upcoming meetings will be shifted to virtual platforms (teleconference or video links) and our office staff will be working virtually for the next while.
The 8th annual Ontario Environment and Cleantech Business and Policy Forum (originally scheduled for April 21) will be rescheduled to a date in the fall.
ONEIA Response to Climate Change Plan
ONEIA submitted their response to the environment plan released by the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP).
The plan has many points of interest for Ontario's more than 3,000 environment and cleantech companies.
Our response to the document through the Environmental Bill of Rights Registry can be seen here.
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